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How to treat vaginal atrophy

Vaginal atrophy often happens after the menopause. It can also happen to women who breastfeed, take breast cancer medications or have recurrence risk-reducing intervention such as the removal of both ovaries. Symptoms of vaginal atrophy include dryness and thinning of the vaginal skin Over the past ten years, a new treatment has been developed and is now used by leading consultant gynaecologists worldwide. Mr Mahantesh, a top consultant gynaecologist based in London, spoke with us and shared with us some ways it can be treated.

Hysteroscopy: diagnosing abnormalities in the womb

Hysteroscopy is an extremely effective procedure that is carried out using a hysteroscope, a thin, lighted tube featuring a camera. It is often ideal if you're experiencing abnormal bleeding, pelvic pain or fibroids in the womb. We spoke with Mr Sandeep Sharma, a top gynaecologist to discuss more details, what happens during the procedure, some of its risks and if there are any alternatives available.

What are some common early pregnancy complications?

Expecting a baby is an exciting and emotional time! During the first few months, you can expect various changes to your body; some which are harmless and others which may need some more attention. London-based obstetrician and gynaecologist, Dr Sharmistha Guha, gives us an overview of some of the most common complications a woman can face in the first trimester.

Vaginal prolapse: what you should know before considering surgery

If you have been diagnosed with vaginal prolapse, you may need to decide whether surgery is the right option for you, or whether an alternative form of treatment is better. One of our top gynaecologists Mr Arvind Vashisht explains everything you need to know about the risks, benefits and complications of surgery and what alternative treatments there are.

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